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Independence Day: Resurgence (Roland Emmerich, 2016) Movie

Discussion in 'Entertainment Forum' started by popdisaster00, Apr 22, 2016.

  1. popdisaster00

    I'm usually deluded Moderator

    We always knew they were coming back. After INDEPENDENCE DAY redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter delivers global spectacle on an unimaginable scale. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring our world back from the brink of extinction.

    In Theaters - June 24, 2016

    Cast: Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch, Vivica A. Fox, Brent Spiner, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jessie Usher, Maika Monroe, Sela Ward

    Directed by Roland Emmerich

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  2. Dirty Sanchez

    Prestigious Prestigious

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  3. popdisaster00

    I'm usually deluded Moderator

    Every year I get excited for one or two big summer blockbusters (never superhero films) and this is one of those
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  4. Night Channels


    This looks like a lot of fun. I'm going to spoiler tag a 20 year old movie...

    How is the crazy, longhaired scientist in this when he was killed in the original?
  5. popdisaster00

    I'm usually deluded Moderator

    Good call. Didn't even make that connection!
  6. aoftbsten

    Trusted Supporter

    Because of the alien technology man! But yea, that caught me off guard too.
  7. Ferrari333SP

    Prestigious Supporter

    I am soooo excited for this; just looks like a really fun, exciting movie. Bring some friends, buy some candy, enjoy awesome movie. Can't wait
  8. Garrett

    you're not a ghost Moderator

    This movie is going to be so ridiculously fun and enjoyable. The first is a classic.
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  9. Greg

    The Forgotten Son Supporter

    This movie looks incredibly stupid. Damn. I'll be seeing it opening night.
  10. Garrett

    you're not a ghost Moderator

    So, if you want an almost-five minute trailer that basically gives away the entire movie:


  11. secretsociety92

    Music, Gaming, Movies and Guys = Life

    Will hopefully be seeing the first film and then this in a double bill feature on June 22nd, always wanted to see the first on the big screen.
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  12. popdisaster00

    I'm usually deluded Moderator

    The double-feature is pretty enticing. Would leave to see the original on the big screen.
  13. Zilla

    Trusted Supporter

    This isn't being screened for critics. So be prepared for a big piece of shit.
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  14. Greg

    The Forgotten Son Supporter

    Only fools would expect anything else.
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  15. popdisaster00

    I'm usually deluded Moderator

    I hope the film doesn't take itself too seriously. I'll take full-on cheese, to be honest. I mean, when you consider the first one..
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  16. Garrett

    you're not a ghost Moderator

    Does it have Jeff Goldblum and aliens? 10/10 instant classic needs nothing else
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  17. smoke4thecaper

    out of context reference Supporter

    This movie will be critic-proof so it doesn't matter
  18. Full Effect Ed

    ...In F*cking Full Effect Prestigious

    It's probably not being screened to avoid any spoilers leaking out, so far it's done a stellar job of being tightly-sealed in terms of anything at all being revealed.
  19. Zilla

    Trusted Supporter

    If that's the case, my guess is we'll see some Will Smith at some point.

    But I definitely think this is Fox worried about it getting panned. They screened "X-Men: Apocalypse" super early because they were so proud of it and probably are a bit bitter critics didn't see it that way. Heck, they screened "Fantastic Four" even though it had awful buzz. They know that not screening a movie, especially a big-budget tentpole is a horrible sign for a movie.
  20. thesinkingship

    D.Va 1 Bad Guys 0

    This will still be better than Ghostbusters
  21. Jake Gyllenhaal

    Wookie of the Year Supporter

    As cheesy as I expect this to be, I'm still holding out hope he makes an appearance. Like, maybe the U.S. government announced his untimely death in an aviation accident but it was a hoax and he's living low-key with his wife and son. Maybe he didn't like the attention of being the savior or Earth. Or maybe in the case of a future invasion, the aliens believe he's dead thinking Earth has let their guard down but secretly he's going to pop up at the last second and blow them all away!!!
    ....okay, this sounds dumber after I typed all that.
  22. Nyquist

    I must now go to the source Supporter

    Well his son is one of the main characters of the film and based on the trailers has taken up his mantle in the air force. It seems like he does it to honor the death of his father. There's also an interview somewhere where Will Smith mentions how disappointed he was by the whole thing.
  23. Jake Gyllenhaal

    Wookie of the Year Supporter

    Ahh, okay, I think I forgot about that from the trailer
  24. AP_Punk

    achin' to be Prestigious

    Anyone ever listen to the DVD audio commentary for the original? It amused me how Emmerich acknowledged how bad the writing was/repeatedly expressed regret over not getting someone else to write the script.

    Anyway, I'm still looking forward to this cheeseball popcorn flick.
  25. Greg

    The Forgotten Son Supporter

    The gave away almost the whole movie in the trailers. I am sure there are a few surprises left, but the core of the movie has been revealed. This isn't gonna be a huge spoiler movie.